Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Subsidy Total: 
$2,333,645,091
Number of Awards: 
2,566
Time Period: 

Earliest year of data: 1992. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this industry are for the period since 2012.

Notes: 

The dollar total above adjusts for the fact that there is an overlap between the amounts in one or more Megadeal entries and those of one or more of the other entries. The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.


Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
International Paper$400,433,889394
Stora Enso$277,344,9775
WestRock$272,432,939281
Domtar$213,250,20876
Cascades Inc.$196,834,305123
Packaging Corporation of America$138,004,246140
Ball Corp.$116,072,806195
Berry Global$91,064,94493
Graphic Packaging$84,611,990118
Verso Corporation$82,316,73428


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parentsort icon Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2012 $391,772 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2012 $668,416 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2012 $730,153 property tax abatement
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2011 $5,534 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2011 $541,539 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2011 $1,239,968 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE CO WestRock Washington state 2004 $445,960 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE CO WestRock Washington state 2005 $39,499 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2006 $114,481 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2008 $58,118 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2009 $50,638 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2010 $5,534 tax credit/rebate
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER WestRock Ohio state 2008 $50,000 grant
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $7,338 tax credit/rebate
AG Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $105,826 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $456,164 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $1,214,408 tax credit/rebate
AG Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $1,420 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $14,655 tax credit/rebate
MEAD CORP MEAD CONTAINERS WestRock Georgia local 2013 $484,288 property tax abatement
MEAD CORP MEAD CONTAINERS WestRock Georgia local 2013 $726,432 property tax abatement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES WestRock Indiana local 2006 $79,510 property tax abatement
SMURFIT STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES WestRock Indiana local 2005 $252,210 property tax abatement
JEFFERSON SMURFIT CORPORATION WestRock Indiana local 2004 $310,412 property tax abatement
JEFFERSON SMURFIT CORPORATION WestRock Indiana local 2003 $440,930 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2006 $520,000 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2006 $270,000 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2008 $21,150 training reimbursement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2013 $17,763 property tax abatement
Rock Tenn Converting Co. WestRock Tennessee state 2013 $36,000 training reimbursement
Rock Tenn Converting Co. WestRock Tennessee state 2013 $53,900 training reimbursement
The Mead Corporation WestRock Ohio state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Meadwestvaco Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2014 $29,000 training reimbursement
KapStone Charleston Kraft, LLC WestRock South Carolina state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco WestRock South Carolina state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $37,064 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $222,233 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $464,456 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $681,807 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $603,479 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $514,153 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $685,799 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $292,411 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $646,535 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $501,669 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $243,183 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $656,051 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $625,560 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $684,480 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $524,848 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $253,484 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $687,812 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $471,301 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $641,340 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $692,944 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $625,560 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $609,397 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $557,325 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $680,686 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $679,942 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $681,059 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $261,249 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $509,863 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $580,333 property tax abatement
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2012 $58,350 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Kapstone WestRock South Carolina local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
Kapstone WestRock South Carolina local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
Mead Westvaco WestRock South Carolina local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
Mead Westvaco WestRock South Carolina local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
Mead Westvaco WestRock South Carolina local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2012 $6,319 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2012 $1,250,704 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2012 $541,905 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit-Stone Containerboard Enterprises, Inc WestRock United States federal 2008 $288,584 federal grant
Simpson Tacoma Kraft Company, LLC WestRock United States federal 2012 $18,030,340 federal grant
Meadwestvaco Corporation WestRock United States federal 2011 $450,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Rock-tenn Company WestRock United States federal 2012 $360,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Rock-tenn Company WestRock United States federal 2013 $360,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MeadWestvaco Virginia Corporation WestRock United States federal 2014 $38,881,758 federal grant
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2014 $4,160 property tax abatement
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2013 $229,463 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2013 $288,394 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2013 $570,386 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2013 $1,368,879 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $28,685 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $410,191 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $93,750 grant
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $11,271 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock Georgia state 2013 $300,000 grant
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2014 $651,916 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2014 $671,549 property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2014 $76,087 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock North Carolina state 2014 $20,803 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $28,685 tax credit/rebate
AG Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $1,420 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $14,655 tax credit/rebate
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